Time to wrap up our series on 12 year old scotch blends, and we’re doing it with a bang, talking about the ubiquitous Johnnie Walker Black Label!
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Part 1 of my 4 part review/comparison series of 12 Year Old blends! Duncan Taylor 12 is certainly affordable, but is it any good?
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Powers 12 John’s Lane (Irish – Pot Still) – 46% ABV Well here we go… My first Irish whiskey review! I’ve generally enjoyed the history of Irish whiskey far more than the actual product, as I’ve tended to find them pleasant, but a little too uncomplicated to hold my interest for long. That, however, is […]
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I can be critical (while fair) of the LCBO for a lot of their practices, but I do have to give them kudos for the tasting bars they’ve opened at some locations. Not only is it a great way to taste bottles before committing to a full purchase, it’s a great way to sample, for […]
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Aberlour A’bunadh Batch 53 (Speyside) – 59.5% ABV – $99.95 (LCBO) Nose: Nosed neat this is a dram that will come at you hard. Not purely alcohol, but big, fruity, sherry notes. Big notes of cherry, plum and raisins complemented by a lively honey and toffee sweetness. Recommend taking down the ABV with a […]
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Glenfarclas 12 (Speyside) – 43% ABV – $74.95 (LCBO) Nose: Full and fruity, and fresh in a way that reminds me of a glade or orchard after a rainfall. Red currants, raisins, slight strawberry, are joined by notes of grapes and pears. That freshness comes through as something vegetal, like damp grass or wild […]
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Here we are, part FOUR of my three-part Glengoyne vertical distillery review! Sigh. What is it they say about the best laid plans of mice and men? I didn’t think I would be able to get my hands on this bottle, so I moved ahead with my Glengoyne reviews, and no sooner did I finish […]
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Stupid summer schedule… It’s taken far, far too long, but here at last is the third and final installment of my Glengoyne review trilogy! (I had a wee bit of technical difficulty with this one, so please forgive any sound/video hiccup) Glengoyne 18 Year Old (Highland) – 43% ABV – $169.40 CAD (LCBO) Nose: […]
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Here is part two of my Glengoyne review trilogy: The 12 Year Old!
Did I enjoy it more than the 10? Well, yes.
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